December 18, 2018

Simon Tavaré Takes Aim at Cancer with Math

A pioneering statistician and world-leading cancer expert, Tavaré will head up the newly established Herbert and Florence Irving Institute for Cancer Dynamics at Columbia University.
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October 19, 2018

New Data Science Method Makes Charts Easier to Read at a Glance

“Pixel Approximate Entropy” quantifies visual complexity by providing a score that automatically identifies difficult charts. The technique could help users in emergency settings to read data at a glance and make better decisions faster.
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October 16, 2018

Tamar Mitts: New Tools to Understand Old Problems

Tamar Mitts, whose research uses big data, machine learning, and text analysis to study conflict, radicalization and violent extremism, is a faculty member at Columbia’s Data Science Institute.
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October 8, 2018

Passing the Torch of Knowledge in Wireless Technology

Ten New York City science and math teachers spent the summer learning how to master the most advanced techniques in wireless technology with help from researchers at Columbia University, Columbia’s Data Science Institute, and NYU.
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September 19, 2018

Data-Intensive Study Finds Food Supply Can Grow to Meet Needs of Expanding World Population

A team of environmental scientists found that it is possible to sustainably increase irrigation systems globally so that crop production can feed an additional 2.8 billion people.
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